What’s on in Blackburn with Darwen – 11th April to 17th April 2016

Published Thursday 7 April 2016 at 17:46

Here’s our list of events in & around Blackburn & Darwen from Monday, 11th April to Sunday, 17th April 2016

To avoid disappointment, please contact the venues to make sure that there are still tickets/places available if you are planning to attend any of the events below. For more information see our web site or contact Blackburn Visitor Centre tel: 01254 688040/ email:

Blackburn Town Centre:

  • Until 11th June: Stephen Pickles: A Retrospective, Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Saturday 12 – 4pm
  • Until 7th May: Ian Lord, Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, Wed –Saturday 12 – 4pm
  • 5th – 24th April: The King of Cats, Exhibition of Lancashire tales creatively explored, The Bureau, Wed – Sat 11am-5pm
  • 11th – 15th April: Half Term Fun, crafts, face painting, magic sand art & more, The Mall Blackburn (times TBC)
  • 13th – 16th April: Spring Holiday Arts & Craft Sessions – “Take Your Pick”, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 12 -4 pm
  • 13th April: Kids Workshops, Art Session 9 am -12 noon & Circus Workshop 12.30pm – 4,30pm, The Bureau Centre for the Arts
  • 14th April: Community Living Room, Art Class, Blackburn Library 10am
  • 14th April: Friends of Blackburn Museum, Catherine Hargreaves, A talk on her life as an artist, Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery 2pm
  • 14th April: Inaugural Series on Science & Faith, a conversation on ethics & life by Rev Canon Michael Wedgewood, Blackburn Cathedral 7.30pm
  • 15th April: Mayors Ball, Black Tie, Dinner & Music, charity event, King Georges Hall 7.30 pm
  • 16th April: Simitu Events present Justin Robertson, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, 9pm – 5am

Darwen Town Centre:

  • 11th April: Community Living Room, Crochet, Darwen Library 10am
  • 15th April: Ian Prowse & CJay, Darwen Library Theatre 7pm
  • 16th April to 5th June: Exhibition of Arts & Crafty by Judith Herring & Sue Gardiner, Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre, Thurs – Sundays 1pm – 4.30pm

Other events around the borough:

  • 14th April: Evening Stress Buster with Young Weavers, 12 mile Adult only cycle ride, Witton Park 7pm
  • 15th April: “Xplorer” Challenge, beginners fun orienteering, accessible for all, Witton Car Park 11am
  • 15th April: Bromley Cross Folk Club “The Wilson’s”, The Barlow, Edgworth 8pm
  • 16th April: Blackburn Rovers v Huddersfield, Ewood Park 3pm
  • 16TH April: Sheffield Spartans v Widnes Wild (relegation play off), Blackburn Ice Arena 5.45pm
  • 16th April: Music Hall Variety Show, The Barlow, Edgworth 7.30pm

We try our best to keep up to date with what’s going on around the Borough but if you know of any other events please let us know so that we can add them to our listings. If you know of anyone else who would like to receive our weekly updates please email us their details:

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